News - Vanuatu
2 Feb 2018
PACIFIC BEAT / By Catherine Graue Vanuatu's ban on single-use plastic bags has come into effect today but there are concerns an influx of much cheaper imports from Asia may hit the local...
24 Jan 2018
A pilot project has been launched by Vanuatu's justice ministry to help victims of violence who live in remote areas to get access to the justice system. The project, funded by Australia, gives...
24 Jan 2018
A ban on non-biodegradable plastic bags and polystyrene takeaway boxes is to come into force in Vanuatu at the end of this month. The Council of Ministers agreed to stop single-use bags being...
31 Oct 2017
Vanuatu's head of state Obed Moses Tallis has called on schools as well as parents to teach their children the history of the country's independence struggle. Mr Tallis made the call after...
11 Oct 2017
The Red Cross in Vanuatu says volcano evacuees urgently need more tents, spare clothes, blankets and washing kits. Most of Ambae's 11,000 people are now in 74 evacuation centres on the...
25 Sep 2017
Vanuatu’s Manaro Voui volcano on Ambae is erupting and 8000 people are being evacuated on the island. The Penama provincial government council and National Disaster Management Office is...